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Video Captures Dramatic Rescue After Fiery Crash

New, dramatic video shows how quickly a stranger jumped into action after a fiery crash.

06/16/2015

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Woman Rescued From Lake Harriet After 7 Minutes Underwater

A 20-year-old woman was rescued from the waters of Minneapolis’ Lake Harriet Wednesday afternoon. Police say the emergency happened just before 5 p.m. at the lake’s North Beach. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says the 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were swimming about 50 feet from shore near a swimming raft when both went underwater.

06/10/2015

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Wis. Anglers Rescue Deer In Lake

Two Wisconsin fishermen used their rods to reel in something much bigger than a fish this past weekend. The two instead found a deer about a half-mile off shore in Lake Winnebago near Green Bay.

06/10/2015

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Twin Cities Woman Recounts Grand Canyon Nightmare

A Twin Cities woman’s dream vacation to the Grand Canyon turned into a nightmare after she fell 20 feet, breaking 13 bones. Sheila McCabe just got out of the hospital and is now recovering at home in Savage. She wants to share what happened and what she learned.

06/04/2015

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Car Salesman Saves Man From Burning Truck

The quick-thinking of a Twin Cities car salesman likely saved a truck driver’s life. In the middle of a busy Wednesday afternoon at Roseville Chrysler Dodge and Jeep, Deno Yannarelli went from salesman to hero.

05/28/2015

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Reward Offered For Info On Cat Tossing Incident

A cat tossed out of a van on May 2 is severally injured but will survive. Now, a $2,500 reward is being offered to find the person responsible.

05/11/2015

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Crew Pulls Plane From Icy Lake On Minnesota-Wisconsin Border

Authorities say a single-engine plane was pulled from North Lake after it went through the ice near Welch. The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office says the pilot was able to escape after the nose of the plane went underwater late Friday afternoon.

03/23/2015

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Man, Dog Rescued From Icy Pond In Wis.

Authorities say a 56-year-old man and his dog were rescued from an icy pond in his backyard near Watertown.

03/16/2015

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2-24-15 Podcast Page The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

An incredibly busy Tuesday with Dave Lee. Hear Jonathan Knight from NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and other interviews by clicking the link above!

02/24/2015

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Man Rescued From Overturned, Submerged SUV

Rescuers who pulled a man from his car after it plunged into an icy creek are shocked he survived. Yee Vang of East Bethel owes his life to those rescuers who had the right equipment to get him out quickly.

01/19/2015

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Family Rescues Young Loon From Frozen Lake

A loon trapped on a frozen lake is alive and recovering Friday night thanks to the help of one Minnesota family. The Larson family rescued the bird off of Bottle Lake in northern Minnesota after noticing it hadn’t moved in days and wasn’t eating.

12/05/2014

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Mpls. Fire: 2 People Rescued From Miss. River Island

Two people were rescued from an island in the Mississippi River near northeast Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, two people became stranded after walking out to an island just west of Marshall Terrace Park near Marshall Street Northeast and 28th Avenue Northeast.

11/25/2014

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Mom, Daughter Rescued After Losing Way In State Park

A hike in a Minnesota state park took a scary turn for a mother and daughter Tuesday night. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, the duo was reported missing at about 8:17 p.m. in Maplewood State Park near Pelican Rapids.

08/23/2014

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Authorities Rescue Man, 19, From Caves In Lilydale Park

A teenager is recovering at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after spending hours trapped in a cave in Lilydale Regional Park. Rescue crews got the call for help around 12:45 a.m. Sunday.

08/17/2014

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Man Rescued After Getting Trapped In Hole

An attempt to fix a leaky foundation turned into a dramatic rescue in Minneapolis, as a man digging a 12-foot hole was trapped by heavy, wet clay. Jeff Zajac was pinned against the foundation of a home near Lake Nokomis, and buried in dirt up to his neck.

08/13/2014

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Crews Recover Teen’s Body From Lake Nokomis

A 15-year-old boy died after going for a swim with friends in Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis Wednesday morning. The Hennepin County Water Patrol began searching just after 10 a.m. after a swimmer was reported missing on the east side of the lake.

08/06/2014

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Man, Dog Rescued From Island At Minnehaha Creek

Authorities said a man had to be rescued after his dog went into Minnehaha Creek Sunday afternoon, got swept away by the current and the man went in after the pet. Emergency crews were called to the scene at about 1 p.m., just east of Minnehaha Falls.

06/29/2014

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Richfield Family Saves Ducks From Sewer

Torrential rains and saturated earth have been causing a lot of problems in Minnesota during the past week, but not every story has been calamitous. While out on assignment Thursday, WCCO photojournalist Tom Aviles happened upon a dramatic rescue that had a happy ending.

06/20/2014

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Massive rainfall…..Dave kept you up to date all morning long….here are a few of the highlights….CLICK THE LINK ABOVE to listen back…

06/19/2014

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‘U’ Rowing Team Rescues Woman From Miss. River

Members of the University of Minnesota women’s rowing team rescued a woman from the Mississippi River Wednesday morning. Two boats of elite college rowers hit the Mississippi at around 7 a.m. Head Coach Wendy Davis was following in a motorized boat when she saw the women near the Lake Street Bridge.

06/18/2014

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Trooper Pulls Woman From Flooded Car On I-90

The Minnesota State Patrol says a state trooper plucked a woman from her car after rapidly rising water flooded Interstate 90 and stranded her car in the southwest corner of the state near the South Dakota border. The Patrol says the water was over the driver’s seat when she called 911 around 9:15 p.m. Monday.

06/17/2014

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80-Year-Old Man Rescued From Grain Bin In SE Minn.

An 80-year-old man is recovering after spending hours trapped in a grain bin near Lewiston, Minn. On Thursday at 11 a.m., the Winona County Sheriff’s office was alerted to the incident at a farm along County Road 25.

06/12/2014

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Toddler Pinned Under Tractor In Olmsted County

A toddler is recovering after being pinned under a tractor near Rochester Friday morning, according to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s office. The 2-and-a-half-year-old boy was sitting on his grandfather’s lap on a Kubota tractor while he was grading his driveway on the 300 block of 60th Avenue Southwest just before 10:45 a.m.

04/18/2014

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‘She Is My Lifesaver’: Man Credits Fiancée In River Rescue

A Minneapolis couple that first responders say were seconds away from drowning described Tuesday their dramatic rescue on the Mississippi River last week.

04/15/2014

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Boy Rescued After Falling Into Septic Tank

A 7-year-old boy had to be rescued after accidentally falling into a septic tank Monday afternoon, according to the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office.

03/25/2014

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